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Mobile phone subscriptions in N. Korea quadruple in one year: operator
SEOUL, Nov. 9 (Yonhap) -- The number of mobile phone users in North Korea has more than quadrupled in a year, an operator said in a report seen Tuesday, illustrating the fast growth of a tech-savvy generation in the reclusive communist state.

According to the third quarter earnings report by Cairo-based Orascom Telecom Holding, released on Sunday, the number of subscribers in North Korea increased from 69,261 in September last year to 301,199 in the same month this year.